The Timber Festival returns from 5th July to 7th July. The Festival will be taking place in the heart of the National Forest at Feanedock, a beautiful woodland site near Moira, just outside Ashby-de-la-Zouch. The festival celebrates all that forests and trees can offer us. There’ll be laughing yoga, mindful drawing, woodland foraging, wild play for the young at heart , and delicious food and drink. Timber Festival […]
There has also been good news from Staffordshire County Council about road maintenance they are planning. At five lane ends, the roundabout has been in need of repair for some time. As the road surface is so bad, there are plans to entirely resurface the roundabout. This will involve a diversion while the work is carried out. This will be happening soon and once started the work should […]
The local History Society was formed in early 2018 with the aim of researching and providing events for villagers on subjects of local interest. In May last year, there was an extremely successful three day event in Rangemore Church on the history of Rangemore village. Over 250 people attended this event. In view of the organisation involved the Society has decided to run an event of this nature […]
There will be a community engagement event on Saturday 9th March giving residents the chance to meet local Police Officers. From 10:30 until 12:30, residents can drop in to Barton-under-Needwood library on Dunstall Road and ask questions or discuss any issues. More information about policing in East Staffordshire can also be found at www.staffordshire.police.uk, by clicking on the Your Area tab and following the links.
To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, a beacon was lit on top of Battlestead Hill. This was part of a national chain of beacons to commemorate the Armistice. As the beacon was lit, a crowd gathered around the beacon for a short service of remembrance led by Rev. David Collier. The service began, “We gather this evening hour to recall the armistice […]
During the 2 years since the Neighbourhood Development plan was “made”, T&RPC have noticed that the current policies are not delivering the objectives that the parish agreed upon, so the council have been working with planning consultants, ESBC and the Tatenhill & Rangemore Community Group to try and address these issues & ensure that all future dwellings deliver our objectives. As part of the modification process, the revisions […]
Barton Community Library are offering a free Library at Home Service for those who struggle to visit due to age, disability or poor health. Friendly volunteers can visit with books or audio books, delivering them to your home and then exchanging them when the time comes. Please see the attached poster for more information and then call the library on 01283 713753 if you would like to sign […]
As soon as T&RPC discovered that there would be a gas pipe laid through the village (from The Acorn to the new school on Branston Road) we contacted the supplier, Fulcrum, to see if we could get gas for residents. We were told that it was too late to change the diameter of the pipe, but there would be capacity for at least 50 homes. They asked us to […]
The Parish Council recently purchased 20 packs of Smart Water as a part of their Crime Prevention initiative. Any possessions with Smart Water applied to them can be tracked back to you by the police, should the worst happen… These are available for purchase at the cost price of £7.46. Please contact our Clerk, Liz Martin if you are interested in purchasing a pack.